Mount Magnet toddler hit by car “stable” in Perth Children’s Hospital after suffering serious injuries

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A two-year-old girl remains in a stable condition in Perth Children’s Hospital, 10 days after she was hit by a reversing car in Mount Magnet on March 13.

A WA Police spokesperson said the driver of the vehicle, a 16-year-old girl, is cooperating with the investigation, but have renewed calls for members of the public to come forward with footage or information.

The accident was believed to have occurred on Priestley Street in Mount Magnet just before 11am, when a reversing black Mazda sedan struck the child on the road.

“About 1.20pm, police were called to the Mount Magnet Nursing Post in relation to an injured child,” the spokesperson said, adding the girl suffered serious but not life-threatening injuries.

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The two-year-old was flown to Perth Children’s Hospital the same afternoon by the Royal Flying Doctor Service.

Yesterday, a spokeswoman for the hospital said the girl remained in a stable condition, but would likely remain in hospital for the time being.

Police say an investigation into the incident is ongoing and no charges have been laid.

“Anyone with information regarding this crash is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000,” they said.

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